Lord of Shortened Force – 8 of Swords – Golden Dawn
Magick used. Possible over-application of force for, in contrast, a petty end. Complex means used when more simple would suffice. Unstable result (effects gained through magick tend to lack temporal persistence).
In the first face of Gemini ascends a man in whose hand is a rod, and he is, as it were, serving another; it grants wisdom, and the knowledge of numbers and arts in which there is no profit: